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Re: ISP phishing

  • From: Brad Knowles
  • Date: Thu Jun 30 13:49:14 2005

At 12:20 PM +0000 2005-06-29, Peter Corlett wrote:

 Sure Alice has control. Last week, I told my ISP where to stick their
 shoddy service and took my business elsewhere.
You're assuming that there are always alternatives available for the entire world population. While there may usually be alternatives available in the most advanced western societies, you would be surprised at the types of places where you would think that there have to be alternatives, but in fact there aren't any.

The solution that may work reasonably well for NYC or LA is not necessarily going to be applicable to the rest of the world.

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